It’s taken some time and research, but I have finally (well almost, just a few tweaks needed) finished my RasPiVan project. The plan, build an rc vehicle with a Raspberry Pi at it’s heart and here it is, using a mini keyboard for control, via Scratch GPIO, Lego Technic motor for drive, leds and sensors all connected to the Raspberry Pi, via the 4Tronix PiRoCon Raspberry Pi addon board.
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